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Author Topic: Bobcat with hoses attached help  (Read 1641 times)
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« on: October 14, 2012, 06:46:45 PM »

Can anyone advise me please.

I have won a used from usa bobcat on eBay, it comes with red and green hoses which link narrower than the ones I currently hane hooked up to my minor..

There are two adapters on the hoses which slot the hoses from thecoxycon and propane.  I think they wont fit though.. Any ideas...

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« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 02:49:30 AM »

Best thing to do is look up a local welding supplier near to you and give them a ring to see if they can crimp fit gas hoses. If they can, take the whole lot over to them and let them deal with it. Shouldn't cost more than a few quid - they can probably do it while you wait and then you'll have the confidence of knowing that it has been done professionally. I always let the welding man deal with all my torches - he's got the proper crimping machine. If you're anywhere near Leicester I can give you his name.

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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2012, 03:30:46 AM »

Your local LPG distributor, or caravan/motorhome supplier, welding supplies, etc should be able to supply adaptors to suit.  Your pipes may be just a different size, or they may even be a metric size - who knows without measuring them.

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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 05:21:46 AM »

I think this is how all the bobcats come, I was thrown by it when I bought a second hand one but then discovered that's how they're meant to be.   I can't remember exactly, but I think you just connect with lemon crimps (or jubilee clips) as normal, as if you were connecting straight to the torch.

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